Near 11 a.m. on October 13, Nguyen Xi Street, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City was still submerged in water and jammed for many hours. Many people participating in the traffic by motorbike have had to walk, causing traffic jams.
Nguyen Xi road, the section from Red bridge to Nguyen Xi – Dinh Bo Linh intersection (Binh Thanh district) was submerged in water nearly 0.5m. Water flooded into people’s houses in the area, seriously affecting people’s activities. Many vehicles participating in traffic on the route were turned off and had to walk.
Due to the fact that the rain was flooded at peak hours, the roads were more and more congested. Thousands of vehicles inched little by little to circulate on Dinh Bo Linh Street, the section in front of Mien Dong Bus Station, Binh Thanh District.
On Dien Bien Phu Street, vehicles also move slowly from Saigon Bridge to D1 intersection, towards the city center.
On the Xo Viet Nghe Tinh route from Hang Xanh intersection to Thu Duc district, traffic is also congested. Hundreds of vehicles one after another inched from a little stretch.
The force of Hang Xanh Traffic Police Team under the Road and Railway Traffic Police Department (PC 67) of Ho Chi Minh City was mobilized to the maximum to regulate traffic through the area. People’s guard forces and ward police were also mobilized to participate in traffic regulation.
Previously, on the evening of October 12, in many districts in Ho Chi Minh City such as Binh Thanh, Phu Nhuan, Thu Duc, District 9, District 7… there was a heavy rain that flooded many roads in the area. Area.
According to Master Le Dinh Quyet, Deputy Head of Forecasting Department, Southern Region Hydrometeorological Station, Ho Chi Minh City and some provinces in the Eastern region are experiencing heavy rain due to the influence of storms, provoking strong southwesterly winds. Strong enough to cause heavy rain.
Mr. Quyet forecast that in the morning of October 13 and the next few days, there will still be light rain in Ho Chi Minh City, but it is expected to last because of the influence of the storm.